The New Pictures, Jun. 4, 1945

We Accuse (Artkino-lrvin Shapiro) will not be shown in any of the theaters owned by Hays-office members; that organization disapproves of the film. Its alleged reasons: 1) some of the atrocity shots are shown more than once; 2) the word "damned" is used (it is attributed to the Germans in the line "Let them [Russians] bury their dead and be damned"). Wherever the picture is shown, however, moviegoers will see a powerful and in some respects perplexing record of history-in-the-making.

We Accuse documents the Kharkov war-criminal trials (TIME, Dec. 27, 1943) with the force of a pile driver. It shows the...

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